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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 August 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 this morning and to southeast 30 to 35 early this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 Wednesday morning and to south 15 Wednesday afternoon. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.

Scattered showers changing to rain this afternoon and ending Wednesday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 August 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 August 2022
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15.
Saturday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 August 2022

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 16 August 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PDT 16 August 2022 A frontal system will move through Bowie today. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies over Bowie will spread to waters near Northern Haida
Gwaii this afternoon. Winds will ease early Wednesday morning as the
frontal system departs.

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